WoRMS taxon details

Ardea goliath Cretzschmar, 1827

212666  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212666)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Description Length: 120-152 cm. Plumage: grey back; chestnut head, neck and belly; foreneck and breast white streaked black. Immature...  
Description Length: 120-152 cm. Plumage: grey back; chestnut head, neck and belly; foreneck and breast white streaked black. Immature brownish grey above, paler chestnut below with streaking obscure. Bare parts: iris yellow; lores and eye-ring greenish yellow; bill very large, black above, horn below; feet and legs black. Habitat: estuaries and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Ardea goliath Cretzschmar, 1827. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212666 on 2018-12-17
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
changed

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 120-152 cm. Plumage: grey back; chestnut head, neck and belly; foreneck and breast white streaked black. Immature brownish grey above, paler chestnut below with streaking obscure. Bare parts: iris yellow; lores and eye-ring greenish yellow; bill very large, black above, horn below; feet and legs black. Habitat: estuaries and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Goliathreiger  [details]
English Goliath heron  [details]
French héron goliath  [details]
German Goliathreiher  [details]